"DeMolay's positive values and high standards improved my moral and patriotic awareness and that has served me as a fountain for later life. I will always remember the friendship and good times, too."
Apollo-Soyuz mission: Acted as command module pilot on board Apollo
Spacecraft. Mission was first historic meeting in space between
American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts.
STS-5 mission: Commanded STS-5, the first fully operational flight
of the Space Shuttle Transportation System. This mission was
flown in the Space shuttle Columbia.
STS-41-B mission: Commanded the Space Shuttle Challenger on the tenth
Space Shuttle flight. This eight day orbital flight culminated in the
first landing to the runway at the Kennedy Space Center.
Longmont Chapter, Longmont, Colorado. Initiated 1945